Paula  Giddings

Paula Giddings

Paula Giddings is the Elizabeth A. Woodson 1922 Professor, Afro-American Studies, Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, editor of Meridians, feminism, race, transnationalism, a peer-review journal by Smith College and published by University of Indiana Press. She authored four books: When and Where I Enter: The Impact on Black Women on Race and Sex in America; In Search of Sisterhood, Delta Sigma Theta and the Challenge of the Black Sorority Movement; Burning All Illusions, (editor) an anthology on race published by the Nation magazine; and Ida, A Sword Among Lions: Ida B. Wells and the Campaign Against Lynching, winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize in Biography and deemed one of the best books of 2008 by the Washington Post and the Chicago Tribune. Ms. Giddings is a former book editor and journalist for international and national issues and published by the Washington Post, the New York Times, the Philadelphia Inquirer, Jeune Afrique (Paris), and The Nation among others